Jordan will not take in Syrian refugees fleeing a renewed offensive by the Bashar al-Assad regime in the country’s southwest.
U.S. and Afghan soldiers pushed Islamic State fighters out of an area in Afghanistan that the terrorists planned to use as a capital of their local territory.
Israeli prosecutors on Thursday charged the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with graft, fraud, and breach of trust.
The United States Agency for International Development is providing coalitions led by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Heartland Alliance with $10 million to aid Christian and other minority communities in Iraq that suffered oppression and massacres under the Islamic State’s rule.
Officials in the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen on Tuesday displayed captured weapons that they say show Iran is arming the Shiite insurgents.
The U.S. Army has given a West Point graduate who tweeted provocative pictures of himself supporting revolutionary socialism an other-than-honorable discharge.
The Israeli army reported that Hamas launched burning balloons into Israel on Monday, leading to retaliatory attacks on Hamas infrastructure in Gaza, according to Haaretz.
Vice President Mike Pence announced two weeks ago that the United States would intensify efforts to deliver aid to Iraqi Christians. Last October, Pence told a conference hosted by the nonprofit In Defense of Christians that America “will work hand in hand with faith-based groups and private organizations to help those who are persecuted for their faith.”
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), an intergovernmental body that implements the Chemical Weapons Convention, determined sarin and chlorine were “very likely” used in the Syrian village of Ltamenah in March 2017.
Rep. Brian Higgins (D., N.Y.) said Wednesday he will not support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) for another term as the Democratic leader in the House.